(Supervisors announce new County Counsel)...The Board of Supervisors made the announcement at their meeting Tuesday.
Eric Havens will replace Adam Crook. Crook is resigning the position, effective October 28th. Havens begins immediately in order to transition into the job As County Counsel, Havens is expected to provide timely, effective and ethical legal representation, advice and counsel to the Board of Supervisors, County Departments, special districts, and other public agencies, as mandated and authorized by County Ordinance and State Statutes. Havens taught English as a foreign language in South Korea, before attending University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and obtaining his Juris Doctorate before passing the California Bar Exam in 2011. He worked with the Law Firm of Anderholt and Storey until he joined the County Counsel's office in 2013. He served as Assistant County Counsel before this week's appoi9ntment to the County Counsel position.